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North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Job Growth

There were 309,500 jobs in North Port, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 355,378 employed persons for the month. North Port lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 611 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare North Port job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 309,500 -100 +2,800
CPS 355,378 -611 +211

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

North Port, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for North Port as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for North Port, Florida

CES employment for North Port peaked in August 2018 at 310,000. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in North Port according to the employer survey. From a trough of 308,100 in October 2018, North Port has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 358,643 for North Port in October 2018. 3,265 jobs have been lost in North Port since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

North Port, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 309,500 -100 355,378 -611
January 2019 309,600 1,500 355,989 -1,326
December 2018 308,100 -500 357,315 -1,220
November 2018 308,600 500 358,535 -108
October 2018 308,100 -1,800 358,643 1,414
September 2018 309,900 -100 357,229 3,588
August 2018 310,000 700 353,641 -1,374
July 2018 309,300 400 355,015 952
June 2018 308,900 900 354,063 -1,149
May 2018 308,000 300 355,212 475
April 2018 307,700 800 354,737 -347
March 2018 306,900 200 355,084 -83